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Africa Needs Debt Relief to Fight COVID-19

NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA , BRAHIMA COULIBALY Combating COVID-19 is more challenging in Africa than in other parts of the world. But a two-year moratorium on all external-debt repayments would at least give governments there the fiscal space they need to respond to the pandemic.

Trump, Buhari meeting: A chance to reset U.S Africa’s Diplomacy

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump next week. His visit comes less than four months since Trump made the comment about “shithole” countries in Africa. Trump’s comments were followed by a swift denial and a lukewarm attempt to...

African ambassadors complain to China over ‘discrimination’ in Guangzhou

JOHANNESBURG, April 11 (Reuters) - African ambassadors in China have written to the country’s foreign minister over what they call discrimination against Africans as the country seeks to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus. Several African countries have separately also demanded that China address their...

Nigeria’s TETFund partner US Morgan state university to admit 50 Ph.D. students Annually

Nigeria’s TETFund has signed new agreement withUS Based Morgan state university to grant 50 Ph.D. students Annually, Naija247news has learned. MSU’s Board of Regents Approves Five-Year Agreement, Bolstering University’s Potential Ph.D. Output and Leadership Among HBCUs in Producing Graduates With Doctoral Degrees President David...

With $2 billion commitment at WHA, I am optimistic Nigeria, Africa would benefit from China’s two sessions – Amb Baba Ahmad Jidda

China's two sessions of the year, the country's most important political event, opened on Thursday after a two-month delay due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Against the backdrop of epidemic prevention and control as a new normal, the two sessions will demonstrate to the world that...